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Meet The NextKidz

BY: Trevor News
Meet The NextKidz
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“We are a group of individuals that come together and make some beautiful art together. We are full of artists and artistry and we’re all about following your dreams, dreaming in color, and being authentic to yourself. Because at the end of the day, we want to not only be ourselves authentically to the world, but we want to inspire everybody who watches us, who looks up to us to follow their dreams.” – RiRi (she/her)

The Nextkidz was founded in 2017 and features LGBTQ dancers and allies who hail from the Bay Area. They use dance to build community, and their signature rainbow outfits show off their personality and sense of pride. 

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